As Drones Swoop Above Skies, Thrill-Seeking Stunts Elicit Safety Concerns

Amateur photographers and Hollywood filmmakers turn to them for lush overhead shots. Geologists use them to look above the seas for oil-bearing rocks. Amazon executives are pushing to use them to plop packages onto doorsteps. But now drones – the unmanned flying vehicles the size of a pizza box – are also a favorite tool […]

What You Need to Know About Drone Safety

MAY 19, 2014 By: Ben Potter, AgWeb.com Social Media and Innovation Editor Make sure your drone-flying experience goes smoothly. Randall Adkins, a precision farming specialist for Scott Equipment in Louisiana, has been researching several models of rotor drones over the past several months. On this clear spring day, he’s assembling his first fixed-wing model. “I […]